If this were a short story (and an absurdly short short story!), it would say - two Indian women went out to buy groceries. They came back with a mysterious whole chicken that was priced at 20 euros. No one knew why. It looked like a chicken. It tasted like one. It was packaged as one. But 20 euros for a chicken?
The jar with the blue lid (yes, I tilted it for this picture!) - is from Follian Traditional Irish preserves. It now houses poppy seeds. Poppy seeds, soaked and ground to a fine paste are used in many Bengali curries. The jars with red lids on the same shelf - these come from the South … Continue reading A Doritos jar and its magical afterlife